JOB: Director for South African Centre for Digital Language Resources (SADiLaR)

The South African Centre for Digital Language Resources  (SADiLaR) has a position available for a Director

SADiLaR is a national research infrastructure hosted as a research entity by the North West University. It forms part of the flagship South African Research Infrastructure Roadmap project (SARIR) of the Department of Science and Innovation. SADiLaR initiates and co-ordinates dedicated projects being executed by the centre itself, as well as by the nodes comprising the University of Pretoria, University of South Africa, the CSIR, CTexT as well as a partnership (ICELDA) of four South African universities. The position of Director is part of the contractual requirement with the DSI to oversee the activities of the Centre over the medium to long- term.

The director will in principle be responsible for all activities taking place within the Centre and its nodes, whilst overseeing the attainment of strategic goals as determined by the steering committee of SADiLaR, and/or advised by the Scientific Advisory Committee. The director will further be responsible for building the image of the Centre by creating an environment for national and international research co-operation. The attainment of international and national research funding to augment current funding sources will be amongst the items on the working agenda of the Director.

For more information about the position and to apply please visit:
Application deadline: 19 January 2020
Enquiries: Prof A de Lange – 018 285 2751